Mozilla Discussion Forums are available via three access methods – mailing lists, newsgroups and Google Groups. For several months now we have had a problem with changes to the configuration being propagated to the Google Groups side. I am pleased to announce that this problem is now completely or mostly fixed. The following recently-created groups now have matching Google Groups:
There are a couple which don’t yet, which we are working on:
We are enquiring with Google as to whether we can get old messages synced across. But all new messages should be archived there.
This also means we should be able to press forward with the new configuration plan and deal with spam. Yay! To that end, the following test groups will be changing to “moderated” on Friday evening PST:
(This is bug 638209).